Media Releases

These are official media releases of the Solomon Islands Women in Business Association. Contact us if you need more information.

SIWIBA Build Women in Livestock and Horticulture Training

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) organized livestock and horticulture training for its members in the months of August to October 2014.

This follows signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between SIWIBA and the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock (MAL) of the Solomon Islands Government for funding support to provide basic trainings for SIWIBA members, to raise and rear poultry and piggery and ornamental plants.

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SIWIBA Women Set Up Booth for Tourist Boat

SIWIBA women were among many vendors selected to set up booths to greet a cruise boat that graced the local shores.

Ten SIWIBA members were handpicked by the Secretariat to participate with other associations in displaying their artifacts and creative local styles for visiting tourists.

The members were coached on how to greet and welcome the visitors. They collectively agreed to dress in white t-shirts and Solomon Islands designed ‘lava lava’ (sarong) at their stalls.

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New Coordinator for SIWIBA

Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) has appointed its new Coordinator. She is Ms. Nina Rachel Tuhaika.

Her four years with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) International Development project, the Solomon Islands Media Assistance Scheme (SOLMAS) is a high achievement for SIWIBA to have Ms. Tuhaika as its Coordinator.

Ms. Tuhaika said she was humbled to be offered the job not as employer but a person to help women.

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New President and Vice Welcomed

The Solomon Islands Women in Business Association (SIWIBA) last year bid farewell to its former President, Rose Isukana.

She was replaced by her former Vice President, Dalcy Tekulu. The former President left SIWIBA to take up a position as Country Representative with the AusAID’s Pacific Leadership Program (PLP).

Her resignation was tendered to the SIWIBA Board to avoid any conflict of interest as PLP is also one of SIWIBA’s main funding donors.

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